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A Woman From Philippines Living In America

I am not sure I will, in this lifetime, visit Philippines. Which is why, I was happy to meet a woman from Manila, in the Philippines living in America. She who told me a little about her native country and about living and working in The United States. I got to know about ‘mall culture,’… Continue reading A Woman From Philippines Living In America

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Celebrating India’s Republic Day In NYC

January the 26th, this past Friday was Indian Republic Day. I almost let it go by without a second thought. Instead, I stopped and went to the Indian consulate in New York for the flag hoisting ceremony. When you live in a different country, from the one that you were born in, like I do,… Continue reading Celebrating India’s Republic Day In NYC

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America’s Woman Of The World Interviews

If you are a woman who has  chosen to call The United States your home, having left the one you were born in, and if you would be interested in being one of the guests I interview for ‘AmericaWOW, please send me an email and we can arrange an interview and photo shoot.’ “America’s Woman… Continue reading America’s Woman Of The World Interviews

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Colombian Views On Living In USA

Next in my series of America- women of the world (AmericaWOW), I spent a delightful afternoon talking to Martha Hurtado, who moved to America, from Colombia. She immigrated over 16 years ago, and yet she has an incredible passion about Colombia. She and gave me a glimpse into her life and shared some Pandebono. She… Continue reading Colombian Views On Living In USA

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A little bit of Korea- Interview with Nam Kyung Kim

As part of my resolve to celebrate the diversity and cultural integration in America, I thought it best to get to know the lives of people from different countries, who have chosen to call USA their home. My first guest is a Korean in NYC. Nam Kyung Kim, moved to New York City, in June… Continue reading A little bit of Korea- Interview with Nam Kyung Kim

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On New Years – I Celebrate New York! I Celebrate America!

Living in the United States Of America, in New York City, is like living in several different countries, without actually leaving this one. Whether it is to indulge in a bite to eat from some part of the world, or it is to buy a souvenir from another, whether it is conversing in a different language… Continue reading On New Years – I Celebrate New York! I Celebrate America!

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Celebrating Christmas In New York City

Christmas time, as I imagined it growing up, was all about beautiful decorations, lots of sparkly lights, church, snow and lots of presents. It was probably one of the reasons that I was most excited to move to New York City. Being in ‘the West,’ and in the cold, snowy parts were going to have… Continue reading Celebrating Christmas In New York City

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Food In America

The most recent question I’ve had, came to me from Russia: You can write to me that you usually like to eat. Or what do Americans usually eat? I was curious to know. What do you usually eat? What do Americans eat? Dear friend, This is a very difficult question and every person you ask… Continue reading Food In America

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Interestingly American

“Your outfit is interesting,”she said. I thanked her. “Your are wearing an interesting cap,” he said. I thanked him. “The curry tastes interesting,” they said. I was delighted at the compliment. Little did I know! The Oxford English dictionary defines ‘Interesting’ as, arousing curiosity or interest; holding or catching the attention. So, a debate is… Continue reading Interestingly American

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On Clear Days You Freeze!

In Fall and spring, I have a continue gripe about not knowing what the weather is going to be on a certain day. One day it’s a balmy 70 degrees (21 C) and the next it’s a crazy 40 (4.5 degree C). One day it’s gloomy as hell and the next it’s bright an sunny.… Continue reading On Clear Days You Freeze!